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Facebook consider my website as a spam

I have a Private investigators website and when I share my website on Facebook or some other social platforms they consider my website as a spam and doesn't allow me to share. Can anyone help me with ...
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How to prevent messages from a google group going to the Spam folder?

I use a Google Group to manage a large course, with many students and teachers. Last year it worked fine. But this year, I noticed that most messages sent by students to the group address, are marked ...
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How do I block posts from *pages* rather than individual accounts as a regular user in a group?

I'm a member of a facebook group that has a serious spam problem, and administrators who seem unable to deal with it. I'm trying to block all of these spammers at a user level. I can report spammers ...
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How to filter messages that are sent/cc'ed to a specific email address?

Does anyone know how to filter spam messages that are cc'ed or otherwise sent to another (specific) email address besides mine? I hesitate to post this question on StackOverflow because spammers have ...
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that will depend on spam classification?

I want to autodelete any email that is classified by Gmail as spam and contains text "Bitcoin". But trying to make filter like is:spam Bitcoin get me a message: Filter searches containing &...
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How long does it take Gmail to train its SPAM filters?

tl;dr Gmail keeps marking emails as a SPAM even though I have received 100+ of them so far in the past 2,5 month and even though I've clicked "Not a spam" about hundred of times for each and ...
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In Gmail, how can I filter emails by a label applied to previous emails in the same conversation chain?

I get a lot of recruiting emails. I do not want to read these emails now, but want to retain them for the future. I have most set to skip my inbox and have a label applied automatically like so: ...
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Migrate from gmail to outlook.com -- how to deal with spam

If I migrate from gmail to outlook.com, and start forwarding my incoming gmail to outlook.com, what's the best way to handle legit messages that sometimes land in the spam folder in Gmail? Of course, ...
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Stop Instagram Group Message Requests Spam

Instagram has a huge spam problem. My "Message Requests" inbox is continually filled with requests to join Group Messages, sent by fake "sexy women" profiles. The only options are ...
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How can I disable or circumvent Yandex's incoming spam filter?

Yandex offers free custom domain email service but their service is very finicky as far as what emails it accepts. I've had it configured for years but never really used it. Now I want to use it and ...
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How to block *@domain.com email in Gmail account?

I am getting spam emails from xxx@domain.com where xxx is getting changed in every mail. So blocking the sender is not solving the problem. How to blacklist with *@domain.com in Gmail?
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My account is flagged suddenly

When I open my account they tell me that my account is flagged, hidden and marked as spam, I think that this happen by mistake.. and I don't know way, can you help me please?
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Gmail spam filter not working

I recently started receiving spam emails in my Gmail inbox. They all seem to be addressed to john@aol.com. To combat this I tried to set up a filter: Matches: to:(john@aol.com) Do this: Delete it ...
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Spam and spoofing emails from sub domains

We have mail server in G Suite using our primary domain. say abc.com. To help prevent spoofing on emails sent from our domain, We have enabled SPF, DMARC, and DKIM security methods on G Suite. All ...
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Unable to access Facebook account

Can't use Facebook anymore. When I login it says: "Review recent posts and likes Hi Name, it looks like your account was sending out spam. We would like to help you secure your account. Please ...
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How to block a seller on Craigslist?

This single user currently has 543 postings, all basically the same 2 ads. They use keyword spam in the ad body to appear in substantially every Craigslist search I perform. How can I block or mute a ...
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Can't send email from Hotmail account anymore

I've been using my Hotmail account for 15+ years and now I can't send emails from it anymore (either from the web browser or from Outlook). I can login just fine, and I've reset my password and it ...
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How to fight spam on gmail?

I have primary email id (like common first name) and I think because of that, I get ton of spam to the point I am thinking of abandoning the id. Like people share with my their google photos, password ...
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How can I make Gmail re-route all incoming mail to a specific folder except from addresses I "whitelist?"

The problem is, I'm getting tons of marketing emails, newsletters, etc., and all of these companies share their email lists with their partners. Plus, my unsubscribe requests aren't always honored, ...
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Getting lots of spam on an alias to my Outlook.com account

Recently, I started getting lots of spam emails to (mainly) an alias to my Outlook.com account. Those spam emails are not caught my Outlook.com spam filter and end up in my Inbox (I get more than 20 ...
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I get too much Spam

In the last 3 or 4 months I have been receiving a huge amount of Spam. Most of it goes directly to bin, and then I have to report it as Spam. I also get a few that go straight to inbox. Everyday I ...
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Gmail False positive spam even when people reply to me

Sometimes Gmail marks as spam an email I receive that is a reply to something I wrote. The reason it presents is Lots of messages from mydomain.com were identified as spam in the past. My emails are ...
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How can I prevent spammers from following me on Pinterest?

I have a Pinterest account, which I mainly use to save personal bookmarks. I do not want to share any of my boards, in fact they are all marked as "secret". Still, every day, I get 5-10 new spam ...
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Strange Event in Google calendar

⏳ПОДТВЕРДИТЕ ПОЛУЧЕНИЕ ДЕНЕЖНОЙ ВЫПЛАТЫ. Уведомление от Центра Безопасных Электронных Платежей. Вам начислена денежная компенсация. Получите денежные средства сегодня ➡ [spam link] This is the event ...
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Error while banning members. One or more members were not banned

I moderate a Google Groups which gets a lot of spam. Messages from newcomers must be moderated before they get posted. Usually I select and allow the valid messages, then select all of the others ...
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How to make sure messages from an email address never get sent to spam?

In Gmail, how can I make sure email from a company email address never gets sent to spam? A company that I want to receive emails from always gets put into spam and even though I set their email ...
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How to mark this message is not a spam? [duplicate]

I use Google inbox for Gmail. Sometimes Google think that message is spam, for example: Which prevents to see images and click links. But it's actually not spam. I don't see any button to mark ...
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Emails I send keep getting into recipient's Spam folder in Gmail

I have a personal domain and I use a mail account on it (it's not Gmail). Recently, all the emails I send (personal and business messages, not bulk) keep getting into the recipients Gmail Spam folder (...
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How to block phishing email in Gmail?

I keep getting some unwanted email from info@displaymailbox.com at least 20 emails/day. I tried to unsubscribe but no luck in that. I tried to all the way I can't block at all. Finally, I decided to ...
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Google Search results vs. full page of spam links

I've searched for ext:PDF (filetype version) of a probably popular = commercial successful book and got full page (maybe more) of spam links - it's more than 100! How to deal with a full page of spam ...
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Facebook Messenger unspam conversation

I marked a conversation as spam by accident (wanting to press mark unread) from Facebook desktop messenger and it got removed without ANY warning from my conversation list. Any way to revert this mess?...
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When marking Facebook messages as spam do I have to deactivate my account?

When marking Facebook messages as spam do I have to deactivate my account right after I report them or if I do it within 24 hours does it still work to delete my sent messages?
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Facebook marks my website as spam

I can't share my website on Facebook anywhere. Facebook marks it as spam. The Debugger Tool also doesn't run and says that my website does not meet the community standards.I have tried reporting ...
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How can I prevent the Microsoft Outlook web interface from automatically placing some emails in the junk folder? [closed]

I couldn't find any option when searching for "junk" in the Outlook settings:
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How do I disable the "interesting tweet" notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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How do I turn off the "Turn on Facebook Notifications" popup?

Facebook recently started spamming with "See your notifications in the corner of your computer screen, even when Facebook is closed." Option "Not Now" means that the nagging returns soon. Selecting "...
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A rule in Outlook Webmail for all email addresses with a certain domain suffix?

Currently, I'm being bombarded with spam emails that follow a certain format in their address: x@cars-from-xx.us (x) & (xx) = a random name, like Tom, or Jeff. The domain name is always changing, ...
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Why does Gmail send email from my server to spam?

Gmail sends email originating from my server to spam. I have only sent email to myself. rDNS is setup, SSL encryption is setup. Gmail says: It contains content that's typically used in spam ...
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Email notifications go straight into spam email folder

After setting up a Cognito form for an order process for our clients I realized that all email notifications are being sent straight to our junk folders. Whitelisting the following sender adresses ...
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Can I block incoming calls by prefix to avoid spammers?

I get a lot of spam calls to my Google Voice number. The spammer spoofs a phone number that starts with the same area code and prefix as my number. The last 4 digits are always different so blocking ...
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Blocking email address that is surrounded by quotes

How do I block repetitive scam emails to my hotmail.com email account from a source address with invalid characters in it? I am receiving constant emails many times per day that look like this: This ...
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Totally Blocking Spam To Gmail Account

I originally posted this query elsewhere but it was suggested to me that this was a more appropriate community. We use a number of Gmail accounts for emergencies (e.g. issues with in-house email ...
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Better Junk filtering for outlook.com

I am using Hotmail (which is now outlook.com) so I am using the web client. Is there any way to get better junk filtering? Like a plugin or a way to make a plugin where I can really manually analyse ...
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Can I sign up to Google Guide without having to subscribe to their mailing list?

Can I sign up to Google Guide without having to subscribe to their mailing list?
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Filtering spam / scraped / auto generated sites from Google alerts

I use Google alerts to monitor our company name online, my alerts search query is: "Company Name" OR "company.com" -site:pinterest.com Recently we have seen a ton of spam sites crawling, article ...
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How to delete all of the posts made by one user to a Facebook group? [duplicate]

I am running a Facebook group and we do not accept spam posts. Sometimes, a spammer will post 100+ status updates in just 1 minute. It is very difficult to remove all (100+) posts one by one. Is ...
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Approve a sender's email address before seeing message contents

I'm receiving abusive emails from an individual on my Gmail account. I have blocked their emails but they just keep making new email addresses (I have to turn the page multiple times to reach the end ...
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Authorization of email

We are facing a problem, that we are using our official email by using Gmail Services as shown: Our Problem is when we send an email to Multiple Users/Email IDs, they received Our mail in their Spam ...
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how can I mark an email message as "not spam" in Google Inbox?

There is a newsletter I receive that Gmail insists should go into the spam folder. How can I mark it as not spam and move it to the inbox? I know how to do it in Gmail, but not in Inbox. How can ...
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Is there any way to block spam in Google Drive?

I am getting unwanted spam in the "Shared with Me" section of my Google Drive. Is there any way to disconnect that portion of the Drive or block the spam?
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